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Nojim Maiyegun’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Boxer
Is Athlete
Boxer
From Nigeria
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth

21 February 1944, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

Age 76 years

Nojim Maiyegun (born February 21, 1944 in Lagos) is a retired Nigerian boxer, who won the bronze medal in the men’s Light Middleweight (71 kg) category at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

He was Nigeria’s first Olympic medalist. He revealed his loss of vision in 2012.